"President Obama’s conciliatory gesture toward the press this week — a review of Justice Department investigations involving journalists — struck some national security reporters as closing the door after the sources have already bolted," writes Elizabeth Haughey in the New York Times. And this just as news breaks at CNN that US Attorney General Eric Holder was personally involved in the Justice Department's decision to seek a search warrant for Fox News reporter James Rosen's private e-mails. So, wait, why again is Holder now tasked with reviewing the DoJ's policies involving journalists?
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.